Felt Family History
Felt Name Meaning
English: metonymic occupational name for someone who made worked with sold or perhaps wore felt from Middle English felt ‘felt’. Compare Felter . German: rare variant of Feld ‘field area of open country’ or an Americanized form of its cognate Velt. Swedish: rare variant of Feldt a cognate of 2 above and in North America (also) an altered form of this.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press